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Diving into Iceland's Genetic Pool
Investigate ethical issues surrounding the Decode project in Iceland. Middle and high schoolers take the positions of the Icelandic government, scientific researchers, and citizens and defend or refute the Decode project in a Reykjavik town hall meeting.
8th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 109 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Spelling can be hard enough without silent letters. Help your third graders decode nine words that have the silent letter W, such as wrinkle or wrong. Once they decipher all nine words, they use each in a new sentence. The bottom of the page provides a space for learners to write their own silent W words.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 6 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Phonics: Decoding Words in Connected Text
Decoding words in connected text can make emergent readers really feel like they are great readers. They work as a class to sound out simple cvc words located in super short sentences. Tip: Extend this activity by having a variety of high frequency words available for individual learners to switch in and out of sentence frames.
K Language Arts 12 Views 23 Downloads
Reading Strategies for Decoding Tricky Words
Help primary school pupils learn valuable reading strategies. As they choral read a poster or big book, they predict covered words and learn various reading strategies for figuring out an unknown word. This will help them gain an understanding of the alphabetic principle of associating sounds with letters in order to decode tricky words.
K - 2nd Language Arts 54 Views 331 Downloads
Blending Best Buddies
Practice blending letters together to make the words learners are reading. They decode words familiarized with the concept of blending. This lesson utilizes the Body-Coda method of blending developed by Lloyd Eldredge. Each child receives a copy of the book, Tin Man Fix-It.
K - 1st Language Arts 6 Views 32 Downloads
These compound words are all mixed up! Learners examine eight words that need to be reorganized, writing the correct words on this learning exercise. Next, they think up some compound words of their own. Finally, learners complete compound words associated with small things, each of which includes the affix mini- or -ette.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 31 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Decoding and Word Recognition
If you're looking for a comprehensive reading and comprehension assessment for your kindergartners, look no further. In this fine packet of worksheets, learners must perform a series of letter recognition tasks, decoding tasks, and tasks which show they understand basic oral instructions.
K Language Arts 33 Views 81 Downloads
Magic E: Decoding/Encoding With CVC & CVCE
Elementary learners improve their reading and spelling skills by better understanding the relationship of the decoding and encoding processes as they apply them to one-syllable words. After a lecture/demo, 1st graders practice using a worksheet imbedded in this plan.
1st Language Arts 26 Views 84 Downloads
Beginning and Ending Sounds - Lesson 1 of 2
Stamp, slap, and clap! Emergent readers demonstrate their awareness of the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds in spoken, short vowel, single-syllable words with a stamp/slap/clap activity. After identifying the letters and sounds of the letters, class members indicate the proper position of phoneme with their actions.
K - 1st Language Arts 36 Views 113 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Reading Comprehension: David Copperfield
Good worksheets are hard to find, but you found one! Your class reads an excerpt from the classic, David Copperfield. They answer four comprehension questions and explore context to complete eight fill-in-the-blank vocabulary words.
4th Language Arts 37 Views 183 Downloads CCSS: Designed
What Does PAN Mean?
Do your middle school scholars need practice decoding words while reading or for spelling? The root word pan is the focus of a nine-step lesson that asks learners to discover ways to figure out the meaning of words built on a root that has multiple meanings.
6th - 8th Language Arts 6 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Phonics: Decode and Write Words
Sounding out individual phonemes and blending them to make a word is usually one of the first tasks mastered when learning to read. Make master decoders out of your learners, they sound out a series of simple two and three-letter cvc words, counting phonemes as they go.
1st Language Arts 6 Views 13 Downloads
At Lightning Speed
Review how to decode words and practice repeated readings for fluency. Kids review the cover-up method as a way to decode unknown words and then practice reading sentences for fluency and short passages with partners. They record their one-minute reading times and complete the included Fluency Literacy sheet for their partner.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 24 Downloads
Decode and Write Words with More Than One Syllable
Practice sounding out multi-syllable words with this scaffolded instructional activity. Learners decode words by segmenting them into phonemes and combining the sounds. Your lines are in bold here, but you can easily use this simply as an outline instead of a script.
K - 1st Language Arts 12 Views 40 Downloads
Blending basic CVC letters to make words is one of the first steps to independent reading. Provided here are several images of stairs and several letters to cut and arrange. The learner rearranges the letters to form CVC patterns, sounds them out to see if they are real words, then writes the words on each stair step.
K - 1st Language Arts 9 Views 123 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Using Picture Cues to Read Unknown Words
Help readers identify new words. Learners will use illustrations in the story From Head to Toe by Eric Carle to help them with unknown words. As they read new vocabulary words, they will use pictures on the imbedded worksheet to discover meaning.
K Language Arts 29 Views 63 Downloads CCSS: Designed
A Kit for Kim: Practice Decoding Words
Practice decoding words with this plan. Learners read A Kit for Kim, retell the story in their own words, and review sight words related to the story. To assess reading comprehension, learners cut out story illustrations and place them in the correct order.
K - 1st Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads